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Diocese of Waterford and Lismore

Dioecesis Vaterfordiensis et Lismoriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • William Lee, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • United: 16 June 1363
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cashel (-Emly)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 2,542 (981 Square Miles)
  • Description: Waterford and parts of Tipperary and Cork
  • Official Web Site: http://www.waterfordlismore.com/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, John's Hill, Waterford, Ireland
  • Telephone: (051)874.463
  • Fax: 852.703

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Waterford
1096ErectedDiocese of Waterford (erected)
Diocese of Waterford and Lismore
16 June 1363UnitedDiocese of Lismore
Diocese of Waterford
Diocese of Waterford and Lismore

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Waterford and Lismore
1950104,900107,35097.7%1258020551127567839ap1951
197098,12699,23598.9%1238520847135170039ap1971
1980117,900119,00099.1%1078619361021860744ap1981
1990124,977126,61398.7%1109720760320757745ap1991
1999135,419137,56498.4%1038518872015047245ap2000
2000137,364139,47798.5%1028418673814546045ap2001
2001138,829140,96998.5%1027818077113744845ap2002
2002135,879138,64998.0%1017217378512642945ap2003
2003135,879138,64998.0%986916781312341745ap2004
2004136,029140,50696.8%956616184411639545ap2005
2010144,027152,13694.7%96581549359831745ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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